St. Jerome School Weekly Reminders

Week of November 9th, 2020

“The world offers you comfort, but you were not made for comfort. You were made for greatness.”

Pope Benedict XVI

Reminders for the Week:

*Click here for the St. Jerome Parish Sunday Bulletin


*Our Race for Education is scheduled for Wednesday, November 18th. You can donate to our Race for Education here. Please help us reach our goal of 20,000 to directly benefit the students of St. Jerome School!


*The updated St Jerome Apparel Store is now open with items from the last stores as well as a new selection including winter hats, fleece pull-overs, an alumni shirt, jackets, and flannel pajama pants. These orders close on November 15th.


*We will be holding a Veteran's Day Prayer Service this Wednesday at 11:00 AM; it will be live streamed with a link in Google Classroom for our virtual students and on our school Facebook page for our parents, alumni, and friends.


*Picture Day is next Thursday, November 12th. Picture packets were sent home last week. Virtual students may come to school at lunch time (11:35 AM-12:35 PM) for pictures; we will be using the Fuller Library for pictures. A copy of the picture packet may be found here.


*Hot Lunch orders for December are due this Thursday, November 12th.


*Support St. Jerome School while shopping on Amazon; click here to designate St. Jerome as your chosen organization. Then, go to smile.amazon.com when you shop. St. Jerome will earn 0.5% of each purchase (at no cost to you)!


*Please remember to call the office and report your child's absence (215-624-0637); you can leave a message of the office is closed.


*Mr. Dooley is available for tech support for our Virtual Lions (as well as our in-person students and our faculty): tdooley@sjsphila.org


*Virtue of the Month for November: Stewardship


*Remember that Box Tops have gone electronic, but you can still use them to support St. Jerome School; click here for more information.


*Have a great week!

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Student Health Reminders

Our reopening plan calls on every member of the school community to support our values of mutual respect, integrity, willingness to sacrifice for the common good and foster community bonds across generations. Commitment to the policies will assist in protecting the health and welfare of all members of our school community.


In an effort to keep all children safe, we ask that Parents monitor their children’s Health daily. Below are the expectations related to the health monitoring.


I attest to :

  • Fever of 100.4 or above,

  • chills,

  • Cough,

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing,

  • Fatigue,

  • Muscle or body aches,

  • Headache,

  • New loss of taste or smell,

  • Sore throat,

  • Congestion or runny nose,

  • Nausea or vomiting,

  • Diarrhea,

  • My child has not had any contact with anyone with COVID

  • My child has not traveled a location designated as a “Hot Spot

  • I am following all CDC recommended guidelines and limiting my/my child’s exposure to risks such as above


If any of these symptoms present, please keep your child from school and contact the school. If the symptoms are serious please seek immediate medical attention. Always call before visiting your doctor or health facility.


We will keep you informed if the list of symptoms, listed above, changes in any way.